Temperatures to increase by 2.5 to 10 degrees Celsius. More frequent droughts and heat waves. Sea levels rising by more than a metre... Is that the world you want to live in?
The DSE English listening exam is coming up, but there’s no need to panic, or strain your ears. Simply follow our handy tips from the pros for acing the test.
Yip Man, or Ip Man, is well-known for being the founder of wing chun in Hong Kong. He’s the one who brought the martial art over from Guangdong after the Chinese Civil War in 1949.
Unlikely internet sensation Happy Polla has attracted more than 1.5 million followers on Facebook and Instagram.
Hong Kong’s new rugby sevens coach Paul John declared himself quietly optimistic the competition’s draw on Monday night as he prepares for the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens next month.
Each week, two of our readers debate a hot topic in a parliamentary-style debate that doesn’t necessarily reflect their personal viewpoint. This week’s topic is ...
Hong Kong boxing’s golden boy Rex Tso Sing-yu extended his winning streak to 21 after a knockout victory over Japan’s Hirofumi Mukai at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
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If you're not the strongest swimmer, or you just don't care about football, don't worry; somewhere in Hong Kong there is the perfect sport just waiting for you to discover.
Experts say the company is in financial trouble because it hasn't adapted to be as good as its competitors.
A teenage blogger awaiting a Chicago immigration judge’s ruling on his asylum request to stay in the United States said that he’s afraid of returning home to Singapore.
“I’ve never heard him speak English.” My English friend’s careless observation gave me a feeling of guilt, even though I try to be fully involved in the local culture.
Cantonese is notoriously difficult to learn, that’s mostly down to mastering tones. But if learners adopt the “Chantoneasy Method”, those tone troubles might be a thing of the past.
After working on many other artists’ songs, California’s Thundercat, aka Stephen Bruner, presents his third solo album, Drunk.
Heidi Yeung manages to tear her eyes away from Hiddleston's arms and take a closer look at what the film signifies.
As the 18-year-old prepares for university, she talks about her netballing success and how the sport is a good distraction.
Check out the line-up of up-and-coming acts for this year’s Festival.
The final novel from award-winning British author Mal Peet is a gigantic coming-of-age story with all the unique power of this popular writer’s best work.
Jason Yip is so excited, he can hear his heart beating above the roaring sound of the printing presses. Any second now, the first copies...
For the sixteenth time, student Jason Yip starts to write his Young Post cover story. And for the sixteenth time he hits the delete key on his keyboard, wiping out...
Our fictional student reporter Jason Yip learns the hard way why it is important to arrive on time for an interview. This week: Top tips from professionals on how to write a balanced story.
A short timeline of The South China Morning Post history.
When did Young Post start and how did it look like then? Check out the history of your newspaper
When was the last time you bought a magazine or newspaper? The internet seems to be replacing the print media. The latest news from around the world is just a mouse click away.
Tropical rainforests are disappearing at an alarming rate. Scientists fear they will vanish within 40 years if nothing is done.
In recent years professional athletes have taken to wearing necklaces that contain titanium to help relieve fatigue and muscle pain. Phiten, the company that developed the product, claims...
The top 10 contestants from the popular TV talent show present American Idol: Season Eight, a collection of upbeat numbers, slow ballads and...
Given the success of the soundtrack to the original Fame movie - the score and title song won Oscars, and Out Here On My Own was nominated - those involved in the remake had a lot
Julie Hearne's wonderful Rowan The Strange is an amazing piece of fiction that deserves to be devoured. Hearn has already shown herself to be a talent to watch but she has...
This adaption of Audrey Niffenegger's best-selling novel The Time Traveller's Wife attempts to paint a dark picture of a tragic love, but with a flat storytelling fails to...
Being on watch while sailing a yacht at sea may sound romantic. But if you have to do it every night, it's not a lot of fun. Our shifts are three hours long, with...
If lot you have never stepped aboard a sailing boat, in sailing jargon you're a landlubber. This weekly column talks a lot about sailing, and maybe...
Silent Sound's summer journey is about half done, but we're now entering some of the most treacherous waters in the Arctic as we sail past the graves of those who...
Chin Teik, founder and president of Chin Teik Consulting based in Hong Kong, shares some of experience and knowledge, that you can apply to your school and daily life, to use your time more...
Heat haters rejoice: snowboarding and freezing temperatures are just across the border. Of course, this leaves open a lot of questions. Where is this? How do you actually snowboard? Is it as easy as...
With nothing negative, citizens of this futuristic utopia live in harmony. But this seemingly perfect world is hiding dark secrets from a past only one person remembers.
YouTube musicians Alex Goot and Against The Current will be playing at MacPherson Stadium in Mong Kok on September 1. Young Post has two pairs of tickets to giveaway to their 8pm show!
A Hong Kong councillor, Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fan has said that just like marriage, where people need to learn to love each, Hong Kong students need to learn to love China
How to join, what you will be doing and launch of the junior reporters editorial meeting
Younger generations are being put off by fresh markets, which can be messy and smelly. Here's how a group of student reporters are helping to change perceptions of Hong Kong's more traditional...
Beyrouth Bistro is one of the rare places where you can eat a kebab without feeling like you need to shower afterwards
Heading off to university can be an exciting but daunting task. The doors of freedom are now wide open, but there are a lot of things that need to be considered – and finding accommodation is the...
A good combination of study, exercise and ample sleeping hours can help with exam stress
I do okay at school, but it's the thought of exams that freaks me out.
Thousands of students attend the boycott outside of the government headquarters
Secondary school students’ one-day class boycott started today at 10am at Tamar Park. Organised by student activist group Scholarism, at least 100 secondary students were expected to walked away from...
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As Directioners across the globe have been left heartbroken after hearing that One Direction is becoming a four-piece band, celebrities took to social media.
If you ever use a microwave oven to reheat food, do you wonder if the food is as safe or as healthy as it was before? This is an issue that has been debated for years: does using microwaves to cook...
Our junior reporters learned the art of synchronised rowing and gained a better understanding of the area's rich fishing history.
This Saturday is the Dragon Boat Festival. Rowers will take to flamboyant dragon boats to show off the rewards of their hard work over the past few weeks ...
We have tickets to give away to the Fifth Harmony concert on March 31, WITH meet & greet tickets, too! Details below!
Success in the long jump is not as simple as it sounds, and practising the right techniques is essential, but this local athlete has learned how to do it.
If you love Cali-Mex (and really, who doesn’t love Cali-Mex) but you’re getting a little tired of the ever-popular sour cream and avocado-laden burritos, wander over to Mamasita’s Cantina.

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